Getting to St Barts

By air:
The nearest international airport is Juliana airport (SXM) in St Maarten, on the Dutch part of
St Marteen Island. You can also fly to St Barts from San Juan in Puerto Rico or Pointe-à-Pitre in Guadeloupe.
From Juliana airport, you can transit to local airline companies like WINAIR or Saint Barth Commuter, which provide connections to St Bart’s Airport with 10 min shuttle flight.

By sea:
You can transfer to St Barts by the sea, different ferry companies like Voyager or Great Bay Express provide 30 min to 45 min crossings between St Barts and St Martin/ St Maarten, from Marigot (French Side) or Bobby's Marina Village (Dutch Side). Feel free to contact our receptionist for any transfer from or to St Barts at: concierge@hotelchristopher.com

Formalities

For European Community citizen, a passport is sufficient. For citizens of other countries, depending on countries a passport and a visa may be required. Remember to check with French authorities before booking. Be careful to specify that you are going to St Barts which is a French Overseas Department, and an extension may be required. In any case, you are required to produce a return ticket.

Currency

The Euro is used in St Barts but dollars are accepted in many shops and restaurants.

Time difference

The time difference between France and St Barts is 5 hours during winter and 6 hours during summer.
From the East Coast of the U.S.A, St Barts is one hours ahead in winter and there is no difference during summer.

Voltage

On the Island, electric power is 220 volts, 60HZ. For any U.S devices, it is essential to have a power converter and plug converter. If you forget yours, feel free to borrow one at the reception desk of the hotel.

Disabled Access

The Christopher hotel has two Ocean Terrace rooms with an access ramp and a bathroom area adapted for persons with limited mobility. Our two restaurants and our Sisley Spa have also been made accessible with appropriate shower and bathrooms areas.